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Forum: Plants 09-29-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By Noahma
I would think doing an EI dosing method, except...

I would think doing an EI dosing method, except putting all of your week fertilizers in in two nights (one for macro, one for micro) would be ok. correct me if I am wrong.

although doing the...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-29-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 28,044
Posted By Noahma
quick update. The tank is still running lol. ...

quick update. The tank is still running lol. Growth has been strained. I just cannot shake this dang algae. My co2 is up as high as the fish can tolerate. I am dosing EI pretty heavy (more than...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-24-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By Noahma
they are trainable. Keep trimming to the height...

they are trainable. Keep trimming to the height you want them to stay at, and they will eventually grow to that height only. I have had several different lotus species and this was the case for all...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 09-24-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By Noahma
I stopped trying to keep snails in any of my co2...

I stopped trying to keep snails in any of my co2 tanks. The shells just erode and they die. what is nice though is that I can offer snail free plants now though lol
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-18-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 331
Posted By Noahma
I agree, Generally I will have to talk to...

I agree,

Generally I will have to talk to them on the phone, people can seem normal in emails, but you can get a much better idea about them from a phone call. if its something small, I meet...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-14-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 415
Posted By Noahma
snails could probably survive a nuclear explosion...

snails could probably survive a nuclear explosion lol. Your best bet is to use potassium permanganate to kill them. Do a quick forum search to see how to dilute and how long to treat.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-07-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 368
Posted By Noahma
I keep them in cardboard boxes.

I keep them in cardboard boxes.
Forum: Lighting 09-04-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By Noahma
I have a few 10,000k led's over my 40b when the...

I have a few 10,000k led's over my 40b when the lights go off, it gives a nice calm shimmer effect and the fish don't get as spooked as they did when they were thrust into darkness quickly. I turn...
Forum: Fish 09-01-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Noahma
is he eating well? It could be emaciated. Make...

is he eating well? It could be emaciated. Make sure you watch him eat. This is one of those fish that are VERY VERY if not impossible to wean to flake food. they can learn to eat frozen, but it is...
Forum: Fish 08-30-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By Noahma
Males will have a much more vibrant color and a...

Males will have a much more vibrant color and a very red tail. Females technically should have yellow tails, and a more slender body with a lighter blue. Let yours settle in for a couple weeks and...
Forum: Fish 08-17-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By Noahma
If you can find a breeder and get ahold of the...

If you can find a breeder and get ahold of the 'pagai' strain you will have the most colorful of the m.praecox. Much more red in the fins, much deeper blue in the body.

You can fit a pretty...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By Noahma
Ceramic rings, or bio balls, and the coarse...

Ceramic rings, or bio balls, and the coarse filter pads

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Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By Noahma
ok, the marine land filter stuff should work just...

ok, the marine land filter stuff should work just fine in there :) its pretty inexpensive as well. Just don't follow the manufacturers replacement schedule. I don't replace it unless the media is...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By Noahma
They are essentially the marine land filters. ...

They are essentially the marine land filters. You can grab the media for them from petsmart and just make a tiny modification to allow for the UV lamp (if your model comes with it) and your good to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By Noahma
also remember, wild plants can bring wild nasties...

also remember, wild plants can bring wild nasties with them. Make sure they are cleaned in a dip before putting them in your tank
Forum: Plants 08-06-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By Noahma
If you are able to get the end 1" of stem bent...

If you are able to get the end 1" of stem bent 90* in the substrate that should hold them down until they root as well.
Forum: Plants 08-06-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 772
Posted By Noahma
Never did see an answer, which I think Is...

Never did see an answer, which I think Is probably your problem. what kind of fertilizers are you using in the water column?

Stem plants pull nutrients from the water, and very little from the...
Forum: Plants 08-03-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By Noahma
Java Fern would not mind it, as well as well as...

Java Fern would not mind it, as well as well as Bolbitis heudelotii
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-03-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,372
Posted By Noahma
You can try allrecipes.com. Its one of my food...

You can try allrecipes.com. Its one of my food sources. There are apps on every platform for it as well.

If you are a Windows 8 user, there is an app called Food&Drink that is produced by the...
Forum: Algae 07-31-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Noahma
I still have not found an easy way to get rid of...

I still have not found an easy way to get rid of this stuff. I have my drop checker running yellow, and co2 just below the fish tolerance. My light is pretty high above the tank (dual T5ho) and a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-27-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Noahma
They don't like bright light, and try to stay in...

They don't like bright light, and try to stay in your shadow lol I am just glad we don't have ones the size they do in Iraq (dinner plate sized) google an image of a sun spider lol it will make the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-27-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By Noahma
Black widows.... I really hate those things. ...

Black widows.... I really hate those things. Luckily they are not that bad, and don't go running across your living room floor lol. We have sun spiders aka camel spiders here in Colorado. They are...
Forum: Fish 07-20-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By Noahma
I agree with a rainbow tank. I would leave the...

I agree with a rainbow tank. I would leave the furcata off the list though they are nippy little things and would cause problems with the bigger bows.

Check out...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-19-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 28,044
Posted By Noahma
Thanks. I generally let the plants do what they...

Thanks. I generally let the plants do what they are going to do, and do some minor shape control with each trim. The fish seem to like it that way lol.




That's funny! I have not had any...
Forum: Fish 07-19-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By Noahma
I personally would not do it. Bows tend to come...

I personally would not do it. Bows tend to come from harder water sources (although they do vary through the year) and Angles are from soft waters. Some species of bow can get pretty nippy as well,...
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